| Jun 10, 2010
America's TV screens these days serve up drama, gallons of tears, rage, scary scenarios, comedy, humans crunching odd critters, bleeped-bits and you-gotta-be-kidding moments.
And that's just on the food and cooking shows.
Our television appetite seems...
| Apr 16, 2008
Hollywood is not bashful about generating new reality shows. One cooking show, one dancing show, one scantily-clad-twentysomething-weirdos-living-under-one-roof show beget three, four, five or more. Network, cable, online, TV reality doesn't bite; it...
| Apr 24, 2009
A producer with the Food Network was on the line, pitching cake designer James Rosselle on its biggest, baddest cake challenge yet. Competitors on "The Last Cake Standing" would vie for $50,000 and the title of "best cake artist in America."
| Jul 27, 2010
There's no shortage of cooking shows that put chefs on a pedestal, with their gastriques, foams and gelees.
But perhaps it's time to celebrate the most unheralded and hardest-working chef of them all: The home cook.
Chef Gordon Ramsay says "MasterChef"...
| Mar 11, 2009
I don't know whether it's still the American dream to own a restaurant -- it may now be just to hang on to that horrible job you had hoped to quit soon -- but there are at least 16 people who still dream it, and they are contestants on “The Chopping...
| Jul 3, 2008
THE NAME is Gordon Ramsay at the London West Hollywood, but "at" would not seem to be the appropriate word, since the peripatetic Mr. Ramsay drops into his glitzy new restaurant only from time to time.
The star of "Hell's Kitchen" has too many other...
| Aug 2, 2007
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2007-08-02 13:05:05.0 Administrator2: Welcome, Russ! What's new this week?
2007-08-02 13:07:10.0 Russ Parsons: The main thing I'm thinking about right now are all of the wonderful fruits and vegetables in the farmers markets. Tomatoes, eggplant, peppers,...
| May 27, 2009
"Was everything terrific as always?" asked the host as my friends and I left Reservoir in Silver Lake. What kind of question is that? Talk about putting you on the spot. I wanted to put a bag over my head and sneak out without answering.
What could I say...
| May 27, 2009
Reservoir 1/2 *
1700 Silver Lake Blvd., Los Angeles, (323) 662-8655, www.silverlakereservoir.com.
Cozy Silver Lake bungalow with a bank of windows over the banquette, just 42 seats inside and a handful of tables on the porch...
| Jun 3, 2009
The winner of "Top Chef" gets a kiss from Padma and $100,000 to open a new restaurant. The chef who can withstand the heat in "Hell's Kitchen" gets a $250,000-a-year job as executive chef under the tutelage of chef Gordon Ramsay.
On "The Next Food...
| Nov 11, 2009
Barbara Fairchild joined Bon Appétit in 1978 as an editorial assistant typing (yes, on a typewriter) recipes. Today, she runs the magazine, and with the closure of Gourmet last month, has become one of the most watched women in food publishing. After all,...